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TMJ Disorder -TemporoMandibular Joint Board Index
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... they wouldn't cover tmj but did cover diagnosis codes for myofacial, cranio facial or orofacial pain disorders. Splints were covered under the procedure codes for medical supplies or equipment. ... (31 replies)
... they can of course argue that if the splint were worn for the rest of your life you would remain symptom free. ... (11 replies)
... Thanks for the information and I will keep you guys updated. ... (13 replies)

... I think, your best bet would be to get the procedure codes from your doctor's office and call insurance company directly if they will cover those codes specifically and if so, what %. Also, check if your doctor is in network (if this applies to you). Also, if you're not on the group plan, they can deny your TMJ coverage as a pre-existing, couldn't they? Be sure to ask about... (13 replies)
... Hmm, I'll have to check! I live in BC Canada if that matter. Funny I had a $20,000 breast reduction covered but they won't cover a $3,000 orthotic. (4 replies)
... nts, which generally are quite similar to what is used to treat tmj. Most specialists will either submit bills or provide the appropriate diagnosis and procedure codes for self submission of claims under one of these if tmj is not covered or deeemd "dental" by your ins carrier. ... (4 replies)
... of the NTI, but I wasn't informed that the insurance wouldn't cover any of the expense until after I was given the impression for the NTI. I should have been told days prior to my appointment that the insurance wasn't going to cover that expense. ... (11 replies)
... and the treatment codes included those for ultra sound, electro stimulation, deep tissue massage, chiropractic adjustments, cervical manipulations, etc. ... (2 replies)
... Thanx a lot to both of you! I will start my collection of benefit papers and educate myself on the procedure codes. We have weekly meetings at our office with the Blue Choice representatives. I will start "drilling" them about once a month until work tells me I'm not allowed to go anymore. As I gain knowledge I will pass it on. Thanks Again Doug (11 replies)
... I live in PA. Now, I have TMJ which has been under the category of "surgical" for the past nine yers. In the beginning, 2000, I was still married and under my husband's company paid health insurance. ... (11 replies)
... ocked jaw. This started happening to me exactly one year ago. I have been a nighttime bruxer since I was a child and wore whatever splints the dentists made me for about 10 years. I didn't know anything about TMJ and I really just thought the splints I had were to prevent my teeth from wearing away. ... (3 replies)
TMJ arthroscopy
Sep 24, 2015
... Newbie here. Been dealing with TMJ for quite some time now. ... (0 replies)
... which is similar to tmj in both symptoms and treatment. ... (6 replies)
... more experieince and they are not in it for the money. Some younger ones can talk a blue streak and make it sound worse than it its , charge an arm and a leg and don't get much results. ... (2 replies)
... I was not supposed to go until next week but the TMJ specialist's office called and said they had a cancellation so I just came back from the appointment. ... (2 replies)
... I have read posts from members that do get periodic episodes and then it calms down for periods until something like chewing something hard or a routine dental appt sets it off again. ... (10 replies)
... if tmj is not covered then you may want to find out if Myofacial pain syndrome is since the symptoms are similar. ... (4 replies)
... Blue Shield does pay for TMJ but only when the dentist or PT, etc., code it as a medical condition rather than dental. ... (8 replies)
Health insurance
Jan 4, 2005
... I have health resources and it does pay for tmj and it will cover different splints. Here has been the real plus........my dentist is on the board of directors for HR and so he knows the codes to pull like the back of his hand. ... (21 replies)
... What I found is that if your doctor uses only medical coding and does not use any codes that say "tmj" it seems to go smoother. At least that is how it worked for both by wife and I. ... (5 replies)




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